Sonnet C.

“Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.” – Michelle Obama

If thou art to be compared to chocolate cake,

Thou art more sweet;

Your tenderness and delicacy,

Would by far surpass but doth any treat.

Sometimes one may be tempted with other goods,

But thine shall always be the one for me.

My love for you is always a-fresh

For our passion shallt never go old and crusty.

Always will thou be so sweet,

Indeed even more so than a crêpe, saccharine,

Time shallt not spill the sugars of our hearts

Forever we shall stay seventeen.

No matter of time, or space, or life, or desire,

My heart will always belong to thou’s entire.

 

(Please do not copy or reproduce this poem without permission)

This poem, is based on Shakespeare’s ‘Sonnet 18’. Although the context may be similar, it follows a different structure and form.

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There is a new creative writing competition on the theme of ‘The Future’.

The piece may follow any format, such as poetry or non-fiction, providing that it totals less than 2500 characters (not including the title or any footnotes).

All participants will have their work shared and blogs linked to, however the winner’s work will be featured and blog linked to for a fortnight.

To enter, please use the contact section, or email me at:

uponthehearth@gmail.com

 

The deadline for the competition is the tenth of February…

 

Thank you for taking part!

The previous winner’s blog: https://gingershouts.wordpress.com

 

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